Archive for October 8th, 2011

Opinion: Could an Apple iTV really succeed? (Digital Trends)

October 8, 2011
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Opinion: Could an Apple iTV really succeed? 
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Android devices battle iPhone 4S; Kindle Fire pre-orders hot up (Appolicious)

October 8, 2011
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Android devices battle iPhone 4S; Kindle Fire pre-orders hot up 
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It’s been quite a week with major mobile devices launches coming from Apple and Amazon, with the iPhone 4S resetting smartphone expectations and the Kindle Fire setting a new bar for consumer-centric Android tablets. Samsung came out the gate with a new Galaxy tablet to up the ante even further, and even went as...
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Protesters want world to know they’re just like us (AP)

October 8, 2011
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NEW YORK – One is a Harvard grad who was laid off from her publishing job. Another is a retired teacher. Both marched this week in lower Manhattan, protesting for the first time in their lives.
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Tecca TV: TechLife on the legacy of Steve Jobs, the iPhone 4S, the craziest tablet accessory ever, and more! (Yahoo! News)

October 8, 2011
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Thanks for tuning in to TechLife on Tecca TV, where we give you the 5 best technology-meets-lifestyle news stories in only 5 minutes! We enjoy bringing you a bit of Friday Fun to you each week.
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Sony in final talks to buy movie rights to Steve Jobs bio (Digital Trends)

October 8, 2011
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Sony in final talks to buy movie rights to Steve Jobs bio 
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Sony Pictures is believed to be in final talks to acquire the movie rights to the forthcoming and eagerly awaited Steve Jobs biography.
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Learn How to Play Cornhole

October 8, 2011
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If you don’t come from the Midwest, you may have never heard of the game called Cornhole. It has been around for many years but its popularity has been expanding quite strongly in recent years. Cornhole is a fun and additive outdoor game. It is also sometimes called bean bag game. It is sort...
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Sony buying movie rights to Steve Jobs biography (AP)

October 8, 2011
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LOS ANGELES – Sony Corp.’s movie studio is in final talks to acquire the movie rights to the highly anticipated authorized biography of Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson.
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AT&T sold 200,000 iPhones in 12 hours (Reuters)

October 8, 2011
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(Reuters) – AT&T (T.N) sold more than 200,000 of Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) latest iPhone in the first 12 hours and said it had seen “extraordinary demand” for a gadget unveiled a day before the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
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Stocks turn down on mixed jobs, Europe downgrades (AP)

October 8, 2011
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A three-day rally on the stock market faded Friday after a mixed jobs report and credit-rating cuts for Italy and Spain.
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Earnings on deck as Europe eyed (Reuters)

October 8, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors tiring of the euro zone’s debt crisis dragging the market all over the place are hoping to focus on something else next week — earnings.
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